Peer Counselor - A Women's Place Drop-in Center - 13th Street Location

$16.50 - $21.50 hourly
  • Community Forward SF
  • 211 13th St, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Apr 13, 2020
Part time - Temporary Nonprofit-Social Services Case Manager / Social Work

Job Description

Location:  A Woman’s Place Drop-In Center, 211 13th St.

Hours: On-Call, Swing and Graveyard Shifts, 4PM-12AM and 12AM-8AM

Reports To:  A Woman’s Place Drop-In Center Site Supervisor

Status: Non-Exempt, Union 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:  

The Peer Counselor is responsible for providing program services directly to the clients.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 

  • Assess immediate needs of clients and refer to appropriate services.
  • Provide supportive counseling.
  • Monitor clients and facility.
  • De-escalate and mediate conflicts as needed.
  • Be responsible for shift paperwork as assigned.
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the facility.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.
  • Training and meeting attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Counseling experience
  • Completion of a Peer Counseling training program
  • Lived Experience with key issues affecting target population
  • Bilingual

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of associated resources.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively.
  • Knowledge of key issues affecting target population, including but not limited to: trauma, substance use, mental health, intimate partner violence, physical health, HIV/AIDS, and homelessness.
  • CPR and first aid certification within 90 days of hire.